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pinWhat does Deidre mean?

Deidre /dei-dre/ as a name for girls means "broken-hearted, sorrowful". Deidre is a version of Deirdre (Irish, Gaelic): also possibly "fear". Dewire is a popular last name.


Deidre has 2 variants: Deedre and Diedre.

Deidre has 14 more alternative forms via Deirdre: Deadra, Dede, Dedra, Dee, Deedee, Deedra, Deidra, Deidrie, Deirdra, Derdre, Didi, Diedra, Diedrey and Dierdre.

Kreatif forms: Dadre, Dedre, Deide. [more]

pinHow popular is Deidre?

Deidre is a very prominent first name for females (#871 out of 4276, Top 20%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Deidre for girls. Deidre was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #481 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deidre name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deidre outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Deidre and related names. Deirdre, Deidra, Deedee, Dee and Dedra are the popular variation forms of Deidre ranked in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Didi, are uncommon. These forms of Deidre were popular as birth names during the years 1960-1969 (median #604) and are now less popular, with the forms Dee, Deidra, Deirdre and Deidre becoming less stylish.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deidre, Dedra, Dee, Deedee, Deidra, Deirdre in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deidre and related baby names outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Deidre is alike in pronunciation to Didiere. Other recommended similar baby names are Daile, Daira, Deane, Debor, Dedie, Deetra, Deijah, Deitra, Delara, Delise, Delyne, Denize, Dennie, Denyse, Desire, Desiree, Desiri, Desyre, Devri, Fiore, Heide, Heidee, Jere, Lenore and Muire. These names tend to be less frequently used than Deidre.